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George Clooney's Fiancée's Graduation Photo Is a Must-See

George Clooney's Fiancée Amal Alamuddin Dons a Wig in Graduation Photo

Originally posted 07/17/2014 03:15PM

Just when Amal Alamuddin thought her graduation photos were tucked away in the family photo album for good, the Internet has rediscovered her big day – thanks to the interest that comes with being George Clooney's fiancée.

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Teen Drowns After Getting Tied to a Grocery Cart and Pushed into a Lake

Teen Drowns After Getting Tied to a Grocery Cart and Pushed into a Lake

Originally posted 05/27/2014 11:20AM

Georgia officials say an 18-year-old drowned just hours after graduating high school when he was tied to a shopping cart and pushed into a lake as part of a game with friends.

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Emma Watson Graduates from Brown University (Photo)

Emma Watson Graduates from Brown University

Originally posted 05/25/2014 05:00PM

It's graduation day for movie star Emma Watson.

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WATCH: College Student Overcomes Stutter to Give Moving Graduation Address

Indiana University Grad Overcomes Stutter to Deliver Inspiring Commencement Speech

Originally posted 05/22/2014 08:30AM

This year's Indiana University commencement speaker has a stutter – but that didn't stop him from delivering a moving speech that has gone viral.

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Dr. Jen Arnold Tells Graduates Not to Be Like 'Dr. McDreamy'

Dr. Jen Arnold Tells Graduates Not to Be Like 'Dr. McDreamy' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/20/2014 03:00PM

For Dr. Jen Arnold, having the power to heal also comes with great responsibility.

Speaking to the 2014 graduating class of West Coast University in Irvine, California, on Sunday, the star of TLC's The Little Couple shared her own experiences growing up with skeletal dysplasia and developing a strong bond with her own surgeon, as she had to have dozens of surgeries throughout the years.

"Each of you graduates has the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through your profession," she told a crowd of more than 4,000, including 650 graduates entering the healthcare field. "Now that you have the power to heal, can you maintain the courage to be humble?"

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PHOTO: Pregnant Chelsea Clinton Receives Doctorate Degree from Oxford

Pregnant Chelsea Clinton Receives Doctorate Degree from Oxford

Originally posted 05/10/2014 01:45PM

It's quite the celebratory time for Chelsea Clinton.

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Elin Nordegren Is a College Grad – and Commencement Speaker!

Elin Nordegren Is a College Grad – and Commencement Speaker!

Originally posted 05/10/2014 11:45AM

It took nine roller-coaster years, but Elin Nordegren earned her bachelor's degree in psychology on Saturday – and her 3.96 GPA earned her the Class of 2014's top honor, the Hamilton Holt Outstanding Senior Award.

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Teen Earns a High School Degree and College Diploma in the Same Week

UpdatePosted 05/08/2014 12:15PM

This Ambitious Teen Earned a College Degree and High School Diploma in the Same Week

Originally posted 05/08/2014 11:00AM

As many students prepare for their high school or college graduations over the next few weeks, 16-year-old Grace Bush will be celebrating both.

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See Princess Eugenie in Graduation Cap and Gown | Princess Eugenie

Princess Eugenie Poses in a Graduation Cap and Gown

Originally posted 07/12/2012 03:00PM

The word "princess" usually calls to mind floor-length gowns, dramatic up-dos and jaw-dropping jewelry. But Princess Eugenie – daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York, and sixth in line to the throne – wore an entirely different outfit Wednesday: a graduation cap and gown.

Eugenie, who recently received a degree from Newcastle University, looked positively regal in her regalia when she was snapped at her commencement ceremony on July 11.

Donning the school's traditional cap and gown, she beamed at the camera and clutched her new degree in English and history of art.

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PHOTO: American Idol's Scotty McCreery Graduates from High School

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Scotty McCreery Graduates from High School

Originally posted 06/08/2012 10:30AM

American Idol Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery can add another title to his credentials – high school graduate.

McCreery, 18, graduated from North Carolina's Garner Magnet High School Thursday, walking across the stage with his 400 or so classmates in Raleigh, N.C., to collect his diploma.

The singer had flown in from Nashville to attend the ceremony, after taking home the trophy for breakthrough video of the year at the CMT Awards the night before.

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